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, and governor of louisiana, bobby jindal. also, we'll explore the overall state of american dream -- civil rights, the struggle of the middle class, issues at the heart of our political debate. our roundtable weighs in. host of msnbc's "politics nation," the reverend al sharpton, pulitzer prize-winning journalist sheryl wudunn, republican congressman from idaho, raul labrador, and unique perspective from historian doris kearns goodwin as well as "new york times" columnist david brooks. i'm david gregory. all that ahead on "meet the press" this sunday, august 25th. >> announcer: from nbc news in washington, the world's longest-running television show, this is "meet the press." >> good sunday morning. thousands of people gathered here in washington saturday to re-create the march on washington where dr. king gave his famous "i have a dream" speech. and it was exactly 50 years ago today, august 25th, 1963, that dr. king and the executive secretary of the naacp, roy wilkins, appeared right here on "meet the press." many of you either already had the chance or will have the opportunity to see t
found that louisiana republicans appear confused about the aftermath of hurricane katrina which was in 2005. the poll asked who do you think was more responsible for the poor response. george w. bush or barack obama. 28% of the republicans said former president george w. bush who was in office at the time. but 29%, 1% more, said that president obama was responsible even notice he didn't take office for four more years. and 44% said they aren't sure who to blame. >>> well, dick cheney's daughter, liz, who is running for senate in wyoming, had to pay $220 fine for making a fault statement on an application for a fishing license about how long she lived in the state. she says it was all a misunderstanding. >>> and a new jersey corn maze gets political to draw attention. a farmer created a corn maze showing images of chris christie and barbara quinn, both candidate for governor. and that is your morning dish of scrambled politics. >>> it's been five decades since martin luther king jr. gave his legendary speech. starting this week, people from all over will gather to celebrate. meli
for daily use and a 30-tablet free trial. >>> you're not going to believe this one. republicans in louisiana want to blame president obama for the government's inept response to hurricane katrina down there. three years before he took office it occurred. well a new ppp poll of louisiana republicans finds that 29% of the republicans in louisiana say president obama was more responsible for the poor response to katrina. while 28%, one less, pin the blame on george w. bush who was actually president at the time. another 44% to show the murkiness in the big easy say they're not sure who to blame. think about it. the worst thing that's happened and they can't remember which president to blame. they should blame "w". barack obama of course, was a freshman united states senator in 2005 when katrina blew down the doors of new orleans. while president bush praised his fema chief michael brown, you're doing a heck of a job, brownie. we remember and everybody down there does. we'll be right back. >>> i think we're trying to make a statement to the legislature and the governor who have been extremely to
thinking he's in louisiana. joe biden telling president obama that passing health care is a big f'ing deal. >> i don't oppose islam has a country, but i do feel that their laws should not be welcome here in australia. >> the mother of two from kingston wants -- >> the koran has the islamist text is known, kosher food for jewish australians is fine. >> they have their on religion, which is to follow jesus christ. >> judaism rejects jesus christ. >> something to be said for experience, i feel bad. >>> still ahead onway too early, a new poll is out. we want to know which country should like us the most? "morning joe" just moments away, we'll be talking about senator mcconnell's campaign manager caught on tape making some embarrassing comments. we'll be right back. progressive insurance. you know, from our 4,000 television commercials. yep, there i am with flo. hoo-hoo! watch it! [chuckles] anyhoo, 3 million people switched to me last year, saving an average of $475. [sigh] it feels good to help people save... with great discounts like safe driver, multicar, and multipolicy. so call me today.
that shows more louisiana republicans blame president obama for the response to hurricane katrina than president bush. yolanda says -- wow how ridiculous. i would like those people to explain how the president is to blame when he wasn't even president yet. grace says -- it shows how ignorant obama haters are. we want to hear your thoughts on this poll. head over to facebook and search "politics nation" and like you to join the conversation that keeps going long after the show ends. erectile dysfunction - erectile dysfunction - that could be a question of blood flow. cialis tadalafil for daily use helps you be ready anytime the moment's right. you can be more confident in your ability to be ready. and the same cialis is the only daily ed tablet approved to treat ed and symptoms of bph, like needing to go frequently or urgently. tell your doctor about all your medical conditions and medications, and ask if your heart is healthy enough for sexual activity. do not take cialis if you take nitrates for chest pain, as this may cause an unsafe drop in blood pressure. do not drink alcohol in ex
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at florida. >> you're in louisiana. >> where am i? >> the pit of despair. >> i know when i said that, i'm in one of those states that reflects that today in louisiana. >> oops. >> millions lined up for their chance at that million-dollar dream. >> $1 million. >> this jackpot is a crack ton of money. >> $448.4 million. >> this week's jackpot made new millionaires in new jersey and minnesota. >> yes! >> i was in shock. i was absolutely in shock will i never imagined it would be me. never, ever. >> kim called me at like 8:30. she said are you a millionaire sure enough, they are right and i said i'll have to call you back later. >> this week's top trender. >> going on at the hyatt that no one wants to talk about. everyone was hush-hush. >> shhh. be very quiet. >> the insider tells us the entire place was rented out by the koch brothers. >> republican hot brothers join the billionaire brothers for a secret meeting in new mexico. >> what kind of dastardly scheme are they cooking up now. >> i? like him. >> they're the financial engine of the financial movement. funding conservative and liberta
. in fact, it is a revelation when a republican congressman like louisiana's david vitter says he will do the job he was elected to do. >> is your office going to help constituents who might simply want to buy insurance? >> well, we are helping folks in any way we can to get them good information. we field calls e everyday in my offices around louisiana to try to help people with individual questions and circumstances, and i would encourage folks to call our office to try to get that guidance and help. >> suicide caucus take note, a republican senator will answer calls from the people who elected them even if the questions are about something that he doesn't like. joining me today is host msnbc's disrupt karen finney and host of "up" with steve kornacki, and joining us from oklahoma city is a rpt congressman from oklahoma's fourth district deputy majority whip tom cole, and thank you for joining us while you are on the recess. and i hope that the august heat is not as hot over there as other parts of the country, although we are hearing according to the associated press that during one of
, louisiana, basically sending cops out to try and trap gays. kim's a member of the american political science association. i'm sure there's a lot of resistance about having meetings in louisiana because of this. we're all, in aa way, struggling with this issue all along. russia has taken a step back so far that it's really outrageous. i have many gay friends and others, germans, french and others who regularly go to try and march in the gay pride parade in moscow. they've been beaten up and hammered down. you hope societies eventually change, by focusinging ining a spotlight on this. >> hopefully the olympics will bring tolerance to the picture. thank you so much professor kim martin and steve clemons. >> thank you, karen. >>> rush limbaugh can't possibly believe oprah was a victim of racism. that absurdy is coming up next. my goal was to take an idea and make it happen. i'm janet long and i formed my toffee company through legalzoom. i never really thought i would make money doing what i love. [ robert ] we created legalzoom to help people start their business and launch their dreams. go to
is in jail in louisiana. couldn't even come because he was in jail from protest. the tension behind the stage here was over your speech. >> by the forces of our demands, our determination, and our numbers, we should split a segregated south into a thousand pieces and put them together in the image of god and democracy. we must say wake up, erk many, wake up. for we will not stop and we will not be patient. >> they wanted to change a line in your speech. tell us about that. >> near the end of the speech, near the very end, i said something like if we do not see meaningful progress today they will come we may be forced to march through the south the way sherman did non-violently. they said no you can't say that. and the archbishop of the diocese in washington said not to give it if i didn't change it. we met think this side of lincoln. and we had a portable typewriter. and the executive secretary of the non-violent organization, a. phillip randolph was there, dr. king, mr. wilkin. and he said to me can we change that? i said john, that doesn't sound like you. and mr. randolph said we've come th
help. shortly after the rick perry story became public this week, jindal of louisiana decided to pull his own application for this same program. >> thanks to both of you. >>> tonight, the annual mcdonald's 365 black awards will be broadcast on television for the first time in its ten-year history. 11:00 p.m. eastern on b.e.t. one of this year's honorees, supermodel and actress beverly johnson. the first african-american woman to ever grace the cover of "vogue" magazine. with us live now, beverly johnson, along with mcdonald's director of marketing robert jackson. beverly, let me start with you. tonight's awards broadcast just so happens to fall on the 50th anniversary weekend of the march on washington as well. how has the civil rights movement, how has it touched your own american dream? >> well, i would most certainly say that august 1974 "vogue" cover probably wouldn't have happened, where i graced that cover, if it weren't for the civil rights movement. and i just want to thank mcdonald's for this very prestigious award, the black mcdonald operators, and also walton isaacson for t
've never seen before. this comes from louisiana. we've seen pictures of the after matthew sink holes. watch these trees get swallowed by this sinkhole underneath this water. it just keeps going. the trees on the left side don't move one inch and those trees, rest in peace. completely gone. incredible stuff there. growing sinkhole. assumption paris, louisiana. >> holy cow. >> let me show you our fire stats. there's at that report out yesterday we ran out of money our federal budget has been all used up to fight the wildfires across the country. what's interesting we actually haven't had that bad of a fire season compared to the last two years. only burned half the acreage. i don't know who is making that fire budget. as far as the fires burning right now 51 uncontrolled wildfires, all across the west. 14 of those are burning in idaho. we're at the peak of our wildfire season and they are busy out there and it continues to be hot and dry and that's where the drought is too out west. as far as temperatures, we hit 90 yesterday in new york city and chicago. first time in a month. it's the middl
absolutely crazy. bayou corn, louisiana, is the site of what "mother jones" calls the biggest ongoing industrial disasters in the united states you haven't heard of. state is suing a mining company called texas brine for allegedly causing a massive underground sinkhole surely, slowly swallowing the town. it is growing. the entire town of 340 people have been forced to evacuate. unfortunately, the trees surrounding the sinkhole don't have that option. check that out. the assumption parish emergency response team released this video wednesday. an entire grove of trees getting sucked down, 750 feet deep. notice they don't fall over. they get sucked down into the massive hole below. amazing and terrifying. the second awesomest thing on the internet today, speaking of underground calf vernes, i add happen opportunity last week to take a field trip 180 feet below the streets of new york city to tour the construction project to build a new subway line up 2nd avenue in manhattan. this is what it looked like down there. incredible feat of human engineering and ingenuity and in awe of the men a
into the governor's mansion in baton rouge, louisiana and you ripped truman burrell's head off? >> it's not like he didn't deserve it, lawrence. >> well, what can i possibly say? coming up, what's wrong with texas? this is a very, very long list. i don't even know if we're even going to -- we could run overtime for all i know. get ready. [ male announcer ] these days, a small business can save by sharing. like carpools... polly wants to know if we can pick her up. yeah, we can make room. yeah. [ male announcer ] ...office space. yes, we're loving this communal seating. it's great. [ male announcer ] the best thing to share? a data plan. at&t mobile share for business. one bucket of data for everyone on the plan, unlimited talk and text on smart phones. now, everyone's in the spirit of sharing. hey, can i borrow your boat this weekend? no. [ male announcer ] share more. save more. at&t mobile share for business. ♪ the last thing i want is to feel like someone is giving me a sales pitch, especially when it comes to my investments. you want a broker you can trust. a lot of guys at the other firms se
these ones from louisiana that were recently dug up by slate.com. quote -- i can't even say this one. write right from the left to the right as you see it spelled here. huh? how about this one? print the word "vote" upsidedown but in the correct order. or this one. spell backwards, forewords. what?! you can't do that quick? then you can't vote. rosanell eaton knows what it means to want to vote even when powerful people try to keep you from it. she has lived this. this week she became a named plaintiff in a lawsuit against the state of north carolina, challenging the new voter suppression laws there. the new law that's expected to keep her and up to 600,000 other north carolinians from voting. people who are legal voters. who may have been legal voters for years or for decades, but do not have the documentation that republicans now say you cannot vote without. the republicans' new law in north carolina also cuts early voting and voter registration and ends all voting on sunday. elections expert rick haszen calls north carolina's new law, which was just signed on monday, he calls it the wors
it's entirely true that you walked into the governor's mansion in baton rouge, louisiana and you ripped truman burrell's head off? >> it's not like he didn't deserve it, lawrence. >> well, what can i possibly say? coming up, what's wrong with texas? this is a very, very long list. i don't even know if we're even going to -- we could run overtime for all i know. get ready. announcer ] from the last day of school, back to the first. they're gonna write a lot. so make sure they've got somewhere to write it. this week only get composition books for a dime. staples has it. staples. that was easy. this week only get composition books for a dime. ♪ (woman) this place has got really good chocolate shakes. (growls) (man) that's a good look for you. (woman) that was fun. (man) yeah. (man) let me help you out with the.. (woman)...oh no, i got it. (man) you sure? (woman) just pop the trunk. (man vo) i may not know where the road will lead, but... i'm sure my subaru will get me there. (announcer) love. it's what makes a subaru, a subaru. [ female announcer ] no time to plan? there's still t
in boston. in direct reference to louisiana's he governor bobby jindal who called the party stupid, he said i am not going to you ca you the stupid party. election is over and we need to move on. he said see is, i'm in this business to win. i don't know why you're in it. for our ideas to matter, we have to win because if we don't win, we don't governor. if we don't governor, all we do is shout into the wind. jonathan, he's absolutely right. this has gotten lost over the last several years i think on both sides of the aisle. the sole purpose of political parties is to deliver election victories -- not to be ideological vessels. >> he's saying look, go have an argument, have an ideological debate. write about it in journals, talk about it in schools. but let's put together a winning coalition to put republicans back in power so they can implement some of the policies they want to. this is very much an echo of what bill clinton was saying to the democrats in the early 1990s after a couple of decades of liberal excess. it's something that was successful for him and hey, if you're chris christie
've been in louisiana, we've been all over the place as have other organizations. what you're about to see as we get to the new year and 2014, you're going to see unleashed a wave of litigation that's going to be very difficult for additional to defend. this is not what congress wanted of that's why we had section 5. >> expensive. >> the fight was brought to us and we're going to take it on. what we're going to see is really an effort to bring to light, to bring into the courtrooms and consciousness of americans this challenge to democracy. you just heard in your previous sequence that's what really this is all about. this is a real challenge to democracy. we're standing at a crossroads and have to meet the challenge. >> it feels to me like this idea that congress didn't want this is also where democracy could flex its muscle. do you have any sense, any optimism we can get a new section 4 formula that will put the teeth back in section 5 from the congress. >> i'm very optimistic but also a practicigmatist as well. people are going to have onpush for this. dr. king did what was called a peo
waved at police officers when he passed them on his bike in evansville, louisiana. they thought he recognized him. they didn't rec him and deemed his wave a threat. they almost used a stun gun and put him in cuffs while they could verify his identity. detained for saying held okay. wow, that's one we couldn't wave off, seriously. madison filed a complaint with the police department's internal affairs division. >>> coming up, the right wing and race, time to send in the clowns. giving people choices. especially today, as people are looking for more low, and no calorie options. that's why on vending machines, we're making it easy for people to know how many calories are in their favorite beverages, before they choose. and we're offering more low calorie options, including over 70 in our innovative coca-cola free-style dispensers. working with our beverage industry and restaurant partners, we're helping provide choices that make sense for everyone. because when people come together, good things happen. glass on floors. daily chores. for the little mishaps you feel use neosporin to hel
in louisiana. couldn't even come because he was in jail from protest. the tension behind the stage here was over your speech. >> by the forces of our demands, our determination, and our numbers, we should split a segregated south into a thousand pieces and put them together in the image of god and democracy. we must say wake up, erk many, wake up. for we will not stop and we will not be patient. >> they wanted to change a line in your speech. tell us about that. >> near the end of the speech, near the very end, i said something like if we do not see meaningful progress today they will come we may be forced to march through the south the way sherman did non-violently. they said no you can't say that. and the archbishop of the diocese in washington said not to give it if i didn't change it. we met think this side of lincoln. and we had a portable typewriter. and the executive secretary of the non-violent organization, a. phillip randolph was there, dr. king, mr. will kin. and he said to me can we change that? i said john, that doesn't sound like you. and mr. randolph said we've come this
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